Female ref-in-training at Saints camp

Updated: August 1, 2013, 9:09 PM ET
Associated Press

METAIRIE, La. -- A woman who could become the NFL's first female official is training at New Orleans Saints training camp this week.

Sarah Thomas, who lives near Jackson, Miss., is a former college basketball player who started officiating high school games at age 23 and says she never dreamed then that she could become a candidate to officiate NFL games.

Now 40 years old and with three children, she has been officiating college football in Conference USA since 2007, is a ...

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